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Birla Carbon and CHASM Advanced Materials Enter Joint Development Agreement to Develop Nanotube Enhanced Carbons

November 18, 2019

Hybrids of Carbon Nanotubes with Existing Substrates Leads to New, Scalable Nanomaterials for a Wide Variety of End-Markets.

Mumbai, India & Marietta, USA – November 18, 2019  Birla Carbon, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of carbon black, and CHASM Advanced Materials Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of printed electronics materials and battery materials, based on proprietary carbon nanotube and ink/coating technologies, are joining forces to accelerate the discovery and development of novel nanomaterials to benefit various market segments including high-performance tires, novel coatings and next-generation batteries.

Sharing his views, Dr. Santrupt B. Misra, Chief Executive Officer, Birla Carbon, Director, Chemicals and Director, Group Human Resources, Aditya Birla Group said, “We are very excited to have the opportunity to collaborate with CHASM Advanced Materials. The combination of CHASM’s expertise in nanotube enhancement and our deep knowledge of carbon substrates and applications offers us the chance to rapidly advance our understanding of these high-performance, scalable nanomaterials.”

“As one of the world’s leading producers of engineered nanomaterials, CHASM looks forward to collaborating with Birla Carbon, who offer us faster access to customers and markets. Their experience with large-scale manufacturing of engineered nanomaterials is outstanding”, stated David Arthur, CHASM, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder.

Through this joint development agreement, the two companies will share research and engineering resources to develop and manufacture hybrid nanomaterials based on carbon substrates and carbon nanotubes. These hybrid nanomaterials will combine CHASM’s nanotube enhanced carbon (NTeC™) technology with Birla Carbon’s expertise in commercialization and manufacturing. In so doing, the companies anticipate jointly developing novel carbon nanomaterials tailored for performance in a wide variety of demanding applications.

The collaboration is ultimately aimed at driving sustainable innovative solutions to address customer, consumer and industry needs.

About Birla Carbon
Birla Carbon is a leading global supplier of carbon black. As one of the flagship businesses of the US$ 48.3 billion Aditya Birla Group, Birla Carbon provides innovative sustainable carbon black solutions that enhance the performance of paints and coatings, inks and toners, plastics, adhesives, sealants, textile fibers, mechanical rubber goods and tires. The company’s footprint extends across 12 countries with 16 manufacturing facilities and two state-of-the-art technology centers in Marietta (USA) and Taloja (India), providing industry leading innovation. It’s Sustainable Operational Excellence (SOE) strategy focuses on employee safety, environmental stewardship, efficient use of carbon sources and operating in a socially and ethically responsible manner.

About CHASM Advanced Materials Inc.
CHASM Advanced Materials is revolutionizing design and fabrication of printed electronics and energy storage devices through exclusive development and manufacture of CNT hybrid transparent conductive films and CNT hybrid electrode materials. The company's line of AgeNT transparent conductive films is flexible and formable with low pattering costs and low sheet resistance at high transparency. Leading companies across multiple industries have successfully launched next generation innovations using transparent circuits, heaters, antennas, and films as well as advanced CNT inks and carbon nanotubes (CNTs) only available from CHASM. For more information, visit www.chasmtek.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Instagram.

For more information, please contact:

 

Birla Carbon
Roysten Dmello
Corporate Communications
roysten.dmello@adityabirla.com
+91 8108-659-932
CHASM Advanced Materials, Inc.
Ken Klapproth
Vice President of Marketing
kklapproth@chasmtek.com
+1 781-821-0443

 

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